British Army in the First World War
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British Army in the First World War the Regulars, the Territorials and Kitchener"s army; with some of the campaigns into which they fitted. by Green, Howard Lt-Colonel.

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Published by Clowes] in [London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsD546 .G48
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 116 p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5656204M
LC Control Number68099542

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